CHICAGO (CBS) — The year was 1913 – Woodrow Wilson became president, the population of the United States was only 97 million, and Dolores Quiroz was born.
Ms. Quiroz celebrated her 108th birthday this weekend. Family and friends had a drive-by celebration on the West Side, in a fitting tribute to the grandmother, great-grandmother, and retired teacher.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Mainly Clear And Not As Cold Sunday Night
Ms. Quiroz’s Her family describes her as a “saint” who has “love and compassion” for everyone she meets.READ MORE: At Least 20 Shot, 2 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
To what does she attribute her long life? She said a healthy diet, an active social life… and keeping up with world events.
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